The Hate U Give was a vital and business success when it hit bookstands in February 2017. The younger grownup novel by Angie Thomas tells the story of Starr Carter, a 16-year-old black woman who lives a double lifetime of types: at house in her largely black neighborhood, Backyard Heights, and on the predominately white prep college she attends. Her world adjustments, although, when her buddy Khalil is shot by a white police officer after they're pulled over one night. What transpires is a gripping narrative that explores police brutality and the way Starr makes use of her voice to impact change.
The e-book was rapidly optioned for a film, with Amandla Stenberg tapped to play Starr Carter. And now we’ve got an early glimpse of Stenberg within the function. The primary trailer for The Hate U Give simply dropped, and it's highly effective and poignant. Regina Corridor, Frequent, Issa Rae, and KJ Apa even have roles within the film, which appears to be a devoted adaptation of the supply materials.
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Glamour talked to Thomas final yr about The Hate U Give shortly after its launch, and he or she famous the distinction between being anti-cop and anti-police brutality. "I all the time prefer to level out that this e-book is just not anti-cop. For some cause, you say 'black lives matter' and folks routinely assume you’re saying that blue lives don’t matter. It’s not like that," she mentioned. "I prefer to say that it’s like when individuals say, 'I can’t be racist; I’ve a black buddy.' I say, 'Nicely, my e-book can’t be anti-cop; Starr has a cop uncle.' It’s not anti-cop; it’s anti–police brutality. And people aren’t the identical factor."
The Hate U Give arrives in theaters October 19, 2018.
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